Search Results: "Carol Baicker-McKee"


BOOK REVIEW

MIMI by Carol Baicker-McKee
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2008

"Baicker-McKee is an author-illustrator to watch. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Little Mimi is a charming piglet with two favorite possessions: her bunny toy and her pet roly-poly bug, Frank. Read full book review >

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CHEEP! CHEEP! by Julie Stiegemeyer
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2006

"Not exactly cheap, nor deep—but one to keep. (Picture book. 2-4)"
In this take on an elemental topic, the noises from a hatching egg, all alone in a frame on the left, wake three chicks napping on a roost on the facing page. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AN APPLE PIE FOR DINNER by Susan VanHecke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

Granny Smith (get it?) decides to have an apple pie for dinner, but the one ingredient she lacks is—apples! Read full book review >

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SIX MEN by David McKee
by David McKee, illustrated by David McKee
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Truly a worthwhile lesson for adults and kids alike. (Picture book. 7-10)"
A parable of war for young readers—and old ones, too. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHARLOTTE’S PIGGY BANK by David McKee
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2004

"They say that virtue is its own reward, but young readers are more likely to be drawn by the art's invitation to people-watch than by this rather disagreeable lesson. (Picture book. 6-8)"
First US edition of a sketchy, surreal episode from the creator of Elmer the patchwork elephant, featuring busy, wildly canted street scenes filled with camera-wielding tourists and stage business. Read full book review >

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WHO'S A CLEVER BABY? by David McKee
Released: March 22, 1989

As in David Lloyd's Duck (1988), the baby here persists, in spite of Grandma's best efforts, in calling all animals by the same name—in this case, "dog." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2001

"Particularly appealing to those concerned with naval history, but written in vivid prose that will sustain the interest of more general readers as well."
A meticulously researched look at the lives of sailors serving in the British Royal Navy during the first half of the 20th century. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ELMER AND THE BIRTHDAY QUAKE by David McKee
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"Fun for fans of elephants in general and Elmer in particular. (Picture book. 3-6)"
When a birthday bash becomes a cliffhanger—literally—it's Super El to the rescue. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOU CAN DO IT TOO! by Karen Baicker
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2005

"Sturdy, with the kid-friendly font and big, bright, fingerpaint-y pictures readers recognize as Wilson-Max, this one is positively sure to please. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Another charmer from the team that created I Can Do It Too! (2003). Read full book review >

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ZEBRA'S HICCUPS by David McKee
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 23, 1993

"Try this when someone really does have the hiccups. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Dapper zebra is far too dignified to follow his friends' advice for getting rid of his hiccups—drinking water upside down simply isn't his style. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ELMER'S FIRST COUNTING BOOK by David McKee
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"There is nothing special here. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
Elmer the elephant lumbers through this nondescript counting book. Read full book review >